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  • Found: Pages From One of the First Books Ever Printed in England (for Catholic priests)

    05/10/2017 1:41:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | May8, 2017 | ERIC GRUNDHAUSER
    You never know what you’ll find in an old book. Tom Murphy VII/CC BY-SA 3.0Pages from one of the first books ever printed in England have been discovered after being hidden away for decades in the pages of a different text.According to The Independent, librarians at the University of Reading recently found two pages from a priest’s handbook called Sarum Ordinal or Sarum Pye, which had been pasted inside of another book to reinforce its spine. A librarian working to restore that book noticed and pulled out the pages from the priest’s handbook; they date to between 1476 and 1477.The...